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Al Jazeera America
Jan 16, 2014 2:00am EST
quote that happened after washington scored 43 points in the first quarter. the deficit cut before the wizard responded with a 17-9 run. bradley added 19 apiece, leading seven players, michael eaves, let's look at sports for this hour. >> the winter olympics begin in soichy. hundreds of athletes would compete. there's one town that has a lot to be proud of. paul beban has this report from steamboat springs. >> forget football. this is how they do "friday night lights" in steamboat springs. the kids line up and launch themselves into the darkness. saturday morning it's time for speed camp. and saturday afternoon a cross-country race. for all these kids this is base
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2014 8:00pm PST
deficit when we pass that bill, and that's what i think most sides agree on is going to be a major problem if we continue to run these massive deficits. >> are the deficits falling at the fastest rate since the 1950s? >> repeat that question? >> the deficit is falling at the fastest rate since the 1950s? >> because it went up at the fastest rate in history. we've had four straight years of trillion-dollar deficits. we're at $600 billion, chris, which is bigger than any republican deficit beforehand. at the end of the day, it's not a republican or democrat debt. we just cannot continue to spend at record amounts and we're still taking in record amounts. that's my concern. we're spending too much money. >> understood. just so we're clear on the benchmarks here, the record amount is in dollars, right? percentage of gdp, it's not a record? >> that's true. during world war ii, i think it was even higher. at the end of the day we have $17.3 trillion deficit. i don't think we can go on and continue to borrow. the president thinks he can. he presented budgets for five years that never balanced. we
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2014 2:00pm PST
, the united states had a $15.6 billion trade deficit with vietnam. history tells us it is only going to get worse. no free trade agreement has ever created jobs in this country or reduced our deficit. hooray for them. at thursday's senate hearing, fast track was on the table, of course. larry cohen brought this important fact to light. >> we must document that any new trade deal will not add to the $1 trillion annual trade deficit. when do we start to measure these trade agreements and deficits? every economists knows there's a direct relationship between trade agreements and trade deficits. >> no other nation has trade deficits like this. if republicans are so concerned with cutting the deficit, they should be against the tpp. it is not just nafta. cohen also brought up our most recent trade deal with korea. >> even the corkorea trade agreement, we've lost more jobs since its passage. >> i would like someone who is in favor of this trade deal to step out and hold a press conference, go on some of these big tv shows on the weekend and tell us just what these numbers are for american workers
MSNBC
Jan 22, 2014 2:00pm PST
deficit grows and jobs go somewhere else on the globe. this is our trade deficit with china. that's a sea of red. can we make it even redder than that? back in 2001, china was given the preferred nation trading status. oh, they're good folks. they're not going to manipulate their currency. this is really going to be a good deal. since then our trade deficit with china has skyrocketed. in 2012, our trade deficit with china stood at roughly $540 billion. it's estimated the united states has lost 2.7 million jobs as a result of this trade deficit with china. tell me where the victory is. this shows our trade deficit with mexico. since nafta was passed in 1994, this trade deficit has gone through the roof. it's estimated the united states has lost over 680,000 because of that deal with mexico. that's the effect it had. the numbers, if you want to be a numbers guy -- the numbers tell a real different story on trade deals in america. no trade deal has ever created jobs in america. there's no way anybody can say the tpp will create jobs at home. democrats dropped the ball on unemployment as i se
FOX Business
Jan 19, 2014 1:00am EST
. >> that is putting us on a positive direction. it's not perfect. we are still in a deficit. this is as good as it will get out of this current situation. i think we should be glad. >> gary, be as od as it gets? >> i think jonas states it a little bit when he says it's essential. it's essential, bus it's the grows that john alludes to that makes politics work. here's the problem, you know, the amount that we're spending vs. what we are taking in is not insubstantial. it's a trillion dollar deficit just in this year alone in this fiscal year and it's mounting as john ashrewds to right up front. so the problem is we have this as part of how erything works. you want to get elected. you got to do favor, et tera. the only solution can be if there is a balanced bucket amendment. not only about funding, because this will goive the left the opporty to raise taxes, but a balanced budget amendment if there that somehow casts the overall taxes on the american public. that's the way to get things done. so instead of catfish red farming or whatever john says it was, we can keep that mey, ourselves, and s
FOX
Jan 19, 2014 11:00pm PST
billion a year. >> basically reflected on a budget deficit and trade deficit. >> reporter: there's no need to weigh any such positive- negative side to reagan's administration policy in the middle east. it was an out right failure. >> these deeds are that the true nature of those want power driver us out of the area. >> reporter: 41 marines and sailors were killed when a terrorist drove a latent military truck into the area. the decision to open talks with the plo is a question that won't be answered until the bush administration. domestically the success or failure of the reagan administration depends on who you talk to. liberals will point out in dismay that reagan cut millions of the dollars from programs. conservatives will point out that most of roosevelts new deal and johnson's great society remain intact. and nothing has been done about abortion reform or school prayer. despite the fact experts predict it will increase 10 fold in the next five years, aids is not dealt with. all the reagan appointees have shown strong conservative leanings throughout the years. there was one incident
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 2:00am EST
the government spending issue. people view debt and deficit as an ethical issue. people look at the amount of unemployed and say the government should be doing more to him money into the economy. passions are very high. on the spending issue. i think that call was an illustration of that. host: i want to share another headline from "the hill" newspaper. this follows the comment subject lou on thursday indicating that -- this follows the comments of jack lew on thursday. it's a mistake to wait until the 11th hour. congress should do this as quickly as possible and with the least drama as possible. in terms of how long congress i have communicate with congress saying we thought the ability to manage through the debt limit being hit on february 7 would it is maybe to the end of february or early march. it's a very unpredictable time of the year. in terms of cash flow. host: those were his comments last week. this is the headline from "the hill.com." of thethis is a slip tongue that harry reid had where he talked about a lack of urgency in dealing with the debt ceiling. beingked about it somet
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2014 3:00pm PST
, that's where the private sector constraint has come. republicans have talked a lot about deficit reduction. in fact, there has been quite a biof it. now that the deficit reduction is kind of off of the agenda they don't have anything to talk about. >> rush limbaugh attacked the president saying the president will use whatever he can. >> he might have a pen and he might have a phone. but what he does not have is the constitutional power to run this country like a dictator. and yet that's exactly what it sounds like. >> a dictator to use his executive powers? >> i love that you call rush limbaugh the head of the republican party because in a practical sense that is actually true. the republican party is governed by its media industrial complex. the media way really drives the policy a. the reality is that republicans have not had an actual incentive to help spur job growth or spur the economic growth over the last five years. when president obama first came in their prime drekive was to make sure he was not reelected. the if you want to be completely cynical about motivation they h
CSPAN
Jan 22, 2014 6:00am EST
, then we have the deficit problem, and now with the cost of living problem. he goes about setting fire after fire and then complains when the fire brigade are not putting out the fires fast enough. [laughter] why does he start with an apology for the mess that he left us? >> ed miliband. >> mr. speaker, he comes here every week and does this routine, and all the shows, and all the shows is he is absolutely no understanding of the lives of people up and down this country. that is the reality. ordinary families are working harder for longer for less. he's cutting taxes for millionaires and not helping them. the minimum wage is falling in value. he can't be the solution to the cost of living crisis because he just doesn't understand the problem. >> we are cutting taxes for everyone in our country. [shouting] that we are only able to do that because we have controlled spending. what he cannot face is the fact the economy is improving. for months they told us to listen to the imf. remover that? five tweets in one month from the shadow chancellor, listen to the imf. now the imf are telling u
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2014 12:06am EST
and since i took office, we have cut our deficits by more than half. we are primed to bring back more of the jobs claimed by the recession and lost to overseas competition recent decades. that requires a year of action. i want to work with congress this year on proven ways to create jobs, like building infrastructure and fixing our immigration system. where congress is not acting, i will act on my own and put opportunity within reach for anyone who is willing to work for it. that is what i did in raleigh, by launching america's second manufacturing innovation institute. it is a partnership between companies, and the government to make sure that american businesses and workers when the race for high-tech manufacturing and the jobs that come with it there it jobs that can help people and communities that are willing to work hard punch their ticket into the middle class. i firmly believe this can be a breakthrough year for america, but to make that happen we will have to act to create new jobs that create good wages and offer more americans a shot to get ahead. that is what i work on eve
FOX News
Jan 18, 2014 4:00pm PST
percent of california. that's why we are talking about a century drought here and the rainfall deficits continue in part was northern california and 13 inches in deficit of rainfall. and san francisco a deficit and los angeles five inch deficit for you. typically you can see the rainy season for now until march. we are acrossing our fingers because it only takes a couple of storms to move in and give them the rainfall. it is collar in los angeles. we reached kwo in river side. and the winds. the winds have calmed down considerably and that should give firefighters the upper hand. as i mentioned, no rain in the forecast for the next two weeks and temperatures are going to remain warm. those collar temperatures went right out of the forecast. when people look at this, they may know about california's climate. it is a mediterranean climate and they do see periods of droubt. is it different this time? >> a little bit. the weather pattern in the last several weeks in california. a dome of high pressure. very strong and unseasonally strog for this time of year. it is it a shield for the storm
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2014 9:00pm EST
our trade deficit. i support the excellent work he dos and encourage them to everything he can to back britain's entrepreneurs. >> mr. speaker, there are sites all over the country with planning commissions and the capacity for 250,000 houses, nothing is happening. some of them being hoarded by developers. of use it or lose it. the prime minister says the policy was not. does he still believe that? map.e demonstration of the no wonder we had banks collapsing and all of the rest. what i would say to the honorable gentleman is that housebuilding is picking up. we are seeing a big increase in housing starts. a big increase in housing completions. is, as hek his policy kindly put it, nuts, is this region -- is this reason. they will not go ahead with the building in the first place. it will put a freeze on the whole development rather than getting britain buildings, which is what we need to happen. -- housinglacent wiseman's are at their lowest are at theirements lowest level since 1994. his own minister says the policy might make a contribution. we should be able to have a use it or lose
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 12:00am EST
in five is an export. if we can turn it into one in four we would wipe out our trade deficit so i support excellent work he does to call to account encourage them to do everything they can to back britain's entrepreneurs. >> ed miliband. [shouting] >> mr. speaker, there are five all over the country with capacity recorder of a million -- two and 50,000 houses when nothing is happening. some of them -- some of them being hoarded by developers. i'm in favor of giving power to developers to hold land without building on it, use it or lose it to the prime minister said the policy was enough. does he still believe that? >> which is a demonstration -- no one do we edit banks collapsing and all the rest of it. what i would say to the honorable gentleman is that house building is picking up. we're seeing a big increase in housing starts but a big increase in housing completion. why i think his policy as a comment put the nuts is this reason that is if you say to developers and companies we're going to confiscate land and lets you build, they will not go ahead with the building in the first place.
LINKTV
Jan 21, 2014 5:00am PST
fiscal deficit. it's one of the worst among industrialized countries. government officials have been trying, but now it seems that they won't be able to achieve their goal of turning the prime minister balance deficit into a surplus by fiscal 2020. officials at the cabinet office say the goal is difficult to meet, even if the consumption tax is raised to 10% next year as planned, and the economy continues to expand over the coming decade. they predict that the government will be in the red still to the tune of more than $110 billion. they do add, though, that it's possible to meet the target of cutting the primary balance deficit in half by fiscal 2015. the primary balance is a measure of a government's ability to finance policy spending without relying on debt. >>> prime minister abe will deliver a keynote address at the meeting of the world economic forum in davos, switzerland. he'll be the first japanese leader to deliver such a speech at the annual gathering. abe will speak on wednesday. he's expected to explain his plans to end deflation, and form a platform for sustainable grow
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2014 6:00pm EST
though the deficit's been cut in half. they've suddenly noticed the deficit. under george bush, it was $1.4 trillion. they put two wars on the credit card, they put huge tax cuts for millionaires on the credit card. oh, no problem. now they discover the deficit even though it's been cut in half by this president. oh, we have to pay for it. okay, we said, we'll pay for it. we'll pay for it. and we gave them an offset that we took out of paul ryan's budget. wasn't good enough for them. then they said we want amendments, we've got to have amendments. just give us some amendments and we'll give you unemployment insurance for these struggling people. oh, harry reid, 20 amendments, okay? five a side and five side-by-sides. 20 amendments. oh, no, that wasn't good enough. it's childish. people are struggling. they're deciding whether they can put heat on in their house. they're wondering whether they can pay the rent. whether they're going to lose their homes. whether they're going to have to beg other family members for help. this is outrageous, outrageous. income unequality is outrageous. -- in
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2014 7:00am EST
he put this online. also dick cheney said deficit doesn't matter. deficit doesn't matter as long as a republican is a president. the grover norquist plan says that we will not let a -- cratic president basically what we are going through, it is history. the economy goes good, the deficit begins to shrink. , would like to end with this ted cruz was born on socialized medic -- on socialized medicine paid them people need to question him about socializing. they always want to say socialized medicine. on his first point about there was aurplus, surplus during the clinton years, the economy was very good. during the bush years there was a lot of military spending, the economy was poor. now things are swinging back from a deficit that seems to be on the decline. --the economy gets better one thing that is interesting in the study we did is we looked at different areas of legislation and we found that the economics and budget issues were the most polarized issues based on cosponsorship. eric points to a lot of political conflict over budget and finance issues. that is certainly real and
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2014 3:00pm EST
. also dick cheney said deficit doesn't matter. deficit doesn't matter as long as a republican is a president. the grover norquist plan says that we will not let a -- cratic president basically what we are going through, it is history. the economy goes good, the deficit begins to shrink. , would like to end with this ted cruz was born on socialized medic -- on socialized medicine paid them people need to question him about socializing. they always want to say socialized medicine. on his first point about there was aurplus, surplus during the clinton years, the economy was very good. during the bush years there was a lot of military spending, the economy was poor. now things are swinging back from a deficit that seems to be on the decline. --the economy gets better one thing that is interesting in the study we did is we looked at different areas of legislation and we found that the economics and budget issues were the most polarized issues based on cosponsorship. eric points to a lot of political conflict over budget and finance issues. that is certainly real and important. go t
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2014 7:00am EST
into this country, it is our chief category of trade deficit. it creates unusual relationships as many countries that don't share our political values. america for its own sake must become energy independent here at home. , as well as the defense subcommittee, are taking a leadership role in helping to turn the situation around for future generations in the country. i agree with the president on an all of the above strategy in the energy sector. it will create jobs here but most importantly it will make america independent again. host: does this bill address what happened in west virginia with the chemical spill? guest: that happened after the bill was put together. our bill includes, usually for cleanup, unless it is defense-related or nuclear related, that is under the jurisdiction of the environmental protection agency. we will have to see what that situation yields. has beenan nick rahall a very strong voice from west virginia for management of that situation. at the moment that has not come under our jurisdiction. if there is some way we can help we'll will work with the agencies to do that
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2014 7:00pm EST
which incidentally has created a major uncertainty especially of the deficit, are with the tax rates are going to be in the far distant future. if you don't know what tax rates are on capital projects, which you are in the process of discussing to implement, that project is going nowhere and indeed that is what is happening ,-com,-com ma or has happened. so the problem is when you ask what is the outlook, and this is a very long answer to a very short question, it's going to did 10 very critically on whether the degree uncertainty can be brought down. i think there are some signs that it's happening but the presumption that thing is going to come back very fast i think is unrealistic. fortunately, we have asset prices would still have a way to move up. housing prices of course that moved up quite significantly and they are still moving. remember the single-family housing starts have come back a great deal but they are still only one third of where they were at the top. you can do the same thing by going project by project in a business investment area. i have a specific ratio which i
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2014 12:00pm EST
budget deficit. madam speaker, discretionary spending has paid more than its fair share in dealing with our budget deficit. entitlements such as medicare and medicaid spending and other mandatory programs must be reformed in order to put us on a path to a balanced budget. with the passage of this omnibus, which releases us from the threat of a government shutdown, we are showing the american people we actually are capable of working in a bipartisan manner. i hope in the future we can work to capitalize on our bipartisan success and bring america's bloated debt and deficit under control. madam speaker, passing this rule and this omnibus spending bill is the responsible thing to do. it's the thoughtful thing to do. as opposed to lurching from crisis to crisis, this omnibus is carefully crafted over the period of many months and it sets priorities, controls spending, and reasserts congressional authority over the appropriations process, far more effectively than yet another continuing resolution ever could. many of our colleagues have not seen regular order in the appropriations proce
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2014 6:07pm EST
cut our deficits by more than half. we are primed to bring back more of the jobs claimed by the recession and lost to overseas competition recent decades. that requires a year of action. i want to work with congress this year on proven ways to create jobs, like building infrastructure and fixing our immigration system. where congress is not acting, i will act on my own and put opportunity within reach for anyone who is willing to work for it. that is what i did in raleigh, by launching america's second manufacturing innovation is to do. it is a partnership between companies, and the government to make sure that american businesses and workers when the race for high-tech manufacturing and the jobs that come with it there it jobs that can help people and communities that are willing to work hard punch their ticket into the middle class. i firmly believe this can be a breakthrough year for america, but to make that happen we will have to act to create new jobs they create good wages and offer more americans a shot to get ahead. that is what i work on every day. at is what i
LINKTV
Jan 18, 2014 2:30pm PST
overturned a 26 second deficit to win. the german squad claimed all three spots on the podium. in the motorbikes category, a fe llow spaniard secured his place on the top of the standings to claim his third title. elgium midfielder has completed a move from chelsea. the transfer fee is in the region of 22 million euros. chelsea originally paid 8.5 million euros. the 22-year-old is going to get a bigger contract with the other team. he is a player to look out for in the world cup as well. look out for belgium. more than 10,000 lovers braved to launchemperatures their city stint as european capital of culture. they did so by forming a human chain. they demonstrated for independence from the soviet union back in 1989. they transferred books from the old national library to the new structure the locals call the castle of light. news coming up. >> the farmer is unable to work. she has been confined to bed for years. every time i drink i get a rash in the water leaves a bitter aftertaste in my mouth. i have the spots everywhere. the doctors cannot find out what was wrong with her. a
PBS
Jan 15, 2014 2:30pm PST
a conservative economist whose response to a rising deficit was to pack up and move to the country. >> if we do not willingly, on our own terms as a nation, get our debt levels under control,
PBS
Jan 16, 2014 3:30am PST
schools out of them are emergency buildings thirty five schools will be built to cover the deficit construction of nine school started last year all in it. in general hundred and twenty four secondary schools were commissioned as a gene way first fifty eight schools were built to replace emergency schools twenty schools were built to remove the three should schools and forty schools were built to cover the deficit and six were built with in regard to demographic group. they're currently on an eighty two on wednesday schools in cuts that most of them on southern kazakhstan the sky extended jam bill. tesla dark out that our almighty regions the main reasons for introducing three should learn it was the impact of demographic migration and economic factors in the development of the regions. a series of blasts across the knuckles fifty people and injures dozens local mass media reports that the gunmen blew up four car bombs in different parts of baghdad another attack took place in the city of baku but province of diarrhea. the gunmen attacked the funeral procession there i taught kos r
CNBC
Jan 15, 2014 4:00am EST
from the oil rif rich gulf countries. government is dealing with a widening budget deficit. there's a lot of pressure here. that is not going to happen realistically or effectively until there is stability. we're sticking with their 3% to 3.5% growth target for the transitional period which would end by this summer. we'll keep you posted, but for now, it's back to you. >> yusef, it's good stuff. plenty more online, as well. >>> now, new lending in china has slowed in december as the pboc steps up its campaign to curb run away credit. money supply rose less than expected while social financing was flat on the month. at the same time, hong kong's chief executive is wanting to help low income families and alleviate the city's housing squeeze. in his annual policy speech, leung announced a $3 billion subsidy scheme for the poor. it equates to around $229 million u.s. he's ramping to up the housing supply. >> apart from soaring property and rental prices, cramped living conditions trouble hong kong people. our target is to ensure that hong kong people are adequately housed and will hav
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2014 5:55am EST
federalism will look like in relation to the issue of deficit reduction. we believe a couple of pretzels -- one is federal response -- one is that federal reforms should produce savings not only on the federal side, but also for the states. deficit reduction should also not be accomplished by shifting the cost to the states. and also through unfunded mandates. states should be given increased flexibility to create efficiencies and to achieve results. congress should not impose maintenance of effort as a condition of funding to the states to so let's go back and look at one year ago. one year ago last january, i stood before you and we reviewed the challenges that the states faced and we highlighted our challenges for our vision of 2013. congress had just had and cut a last-minute new year's deal to resolve the budget impasse. one year ago. we urged congress to avoid a march 1 sequester by implementing thoughtful solutions to reduce the deficit and to promote economic growth. in february, the nga joins several other organizations in urging congress to complete a long-overdue reauthorizati
FOX News
Jan 14, 2014 5:00pm PST
deficit in the mandatory healthcare law. right now about $48 billion a year allocated for obamacare. also the feds get 3% of every healthcare policy sold and that could bring in hundreds of billions. but, it still might not be enough. now, why should you you care? the main danger facing all americans is not al qaeda but it's the treasury department. right now the federal debt, how much we owe as a nation 17,300,000,000,000; 17 trillion. since president obama took office five years ago the debt has increased 63% in 2014 alone, at least $560 billion will be added to the debt bringing it up to 18 trillion. happy new year 2015. that's a massive problem. massive. and it's not really being addressed in congress. the new budget calls for more than $3 trillion in spending. as i just said that's 560 billion more than the feds are going to take in from we the taxpayers. again, why should you care? it's very possible that the u.s. dollar could collapse. if the people who are lending our government money, china et al begin to pull out of the bond market and other u.s. investments, armageddon. also th
FOX News
Jan 18, 2014 11:30am PST
the state. the monitor here going to the rainfall deficits, over 13 inch deficit in parts of northern california. five inch deficit for l.a. over eight inches in san francisco. that tells you the story. a lot of dry brush here. we don't have any moisture for the next two weeks and the conditions are going to remain very warm. in fact, record warmth across southern california. look at los angeles. 80 saturday, sunday. a little bit of a dip monday. then 80s again tuesday and wednesday. blustery conditions. we've got this high pressure anchored across the west. the clockwise motion going through those canyons and valleys, and that just continues to funnel all of this dry air, very fast dry air across southern california with wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour. firefighters really have their work cut out for them. it's i going to remain warmer than average across southern california. even across the plain states for the next several days where we could get 20 degrees above average. next hour, arthel will talk about across the country where we are dealing with extreme cold. stay tuned for
PBS
Jan 15, 2014 3:00pm PST
whose response to a rising deficit was to pack up and move to the country. >> if we do not willingly, on our own terms as a nation, get our debt levels under control, eventually those chickens will come home to roost. >> woodruff: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> there's a saying around here: you stand behind what you say. around here, we don't make excuses, we make commitments. and when you can't live up to them, you own up and make it right. some people think the kind of accountability that thrives on so many streets in this country has gone missing in the places where it's needed most. but i know you'll still find it, when you know where to look. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the supreme court heard new arguments today over the rights of anti-abortion protesters. the c
CNBC
Jan 22, 2014 4:00am EST
, for example, the uk, where we are making good progress, but if the pressure is taken off, reducing deficits and government debt, at any stage, that could take us off track. >> what about the risks from within your own business, the insurance business, having to chase higher yields, products such as catastrophe bonds, we've had a warning from fitch this week just where the direction of the business is going. are we underestimating the risks here? >> i think for the insurance sector, the key dynamic for the insurance sector is a sustained period of extraordinary low interest rates. that has attracted more capital into the insurance space, where you're seeing more graphically in reinsurance which is what a lot of the it he bait is about at the moment, and there you are seeing new kinds of capital markets projects coming into the insurance industry. now, for lloyd's, as a market, we are the only insurance market in the world. we are the leading specialist insurer in the world. we have the luxury that, as a market, we can frame the way in which we attract capital, the way in which we do business
Al Jazeera America
Jan 16, 2014 2:00am EST
43 points in the first quarter. the deficit cut before the wizard responded with a 17-9 run. bradley added 19 apiece, leading seven players, michael eaves, let's look at sports for this hour. >> the winter olympics begin in soichy. hundreds of athletes would compete. there's one town that has a lot to be proud of. paul beban has this report from steamboat springs. >> forget football. this is how they do "friday night lights" in steamboat springs. the kids line up and launch themselves into the darkness. saturday morning it's time for speed camp. and saturday afternoon a cross-country race. for all these kids this is base camp. the steamboat springs winter sports club at howelsen hill, it's a place to play, meet and compete. >> i'm on top of howelsen hill. it may be humble, but around here it's mt olimp pus. they say it's built of dreams. >> one of the club's celebrated sons johnny spillane says winning is not what the place is all about. >> first and foremost it's a place for kids to ski. >> johnny spillane grew up a few blocks from the club at the vancouver olympics he was the first
Al Jazeera America
Jan 17, 2014 9:00pm EST
have spiked and japan has a trade deficit for the first time in decades due to massive importation of fossil fuels. japan has mounted a drive to bring the nuclear plants back on. prime minister abe is aggressively promoting nuclear energy abroad. he has recently signed an agreement to sell reactors to the middle east. major manufacturers like hitachi are vying for a share of the trillion dollar international market and the 370 reactors that are expected to be built by 2070. >> i would think it's our responsibility to respond to that kind of expectation. >> reporter: japanese nuclear manufacturers received $50 billion in international orders last year. new technology and reactor designs they say ensure that this time, it will be different. >> translator: we know what happened and we apply what we think is necessary countermeasures into our technology. so the technology is always improving to overcome any you know, events that happened past. >> reporter: for nato khan the current administration is learning the wrong lesson from fukushima. >> until 3-11 i felt the same about nuc
CSPAN
Jan 19, 2014 6:30pm EST
-funded paid medical leave program. it does not add one dime to the deficit. based on successful state models, it works by establishing an independent trust fund supported by both the employee and the employer. contributions of a small amount in their wages. it is an earned benefit that would make paid leave available to every working american no matter how big your company is. a small business or big business, whether you're full- time or part-time. the cost is about the cost of a cup of coffee per week. when a young parent needs to care for their newborn it should not come down to outdated policies that lets her boss decide how much time she could take off, how much time it will take her to get back on her feet with that decision perhaps affecting the fate of her career. would anyone of us need time to care for a dying family member, we should not have to sacrifice our job and future to do what we think is right. the family medical leave act has bipartisan support so there is no reason why democrats and republicans cannot come together and support it. let me give you one real-life example.
CSPAN
Jan 18, 2014 6:30pm EST
and we haveurve have to -- to yield additional revenue for deficit reduction for next generation 911 implementation. i think it would be for hearty for us to limit spectrum holdings in a separate proceeding will me know -- when we know it could impair the success of the auction. >> do you favor smaller licenses? isone of the proposal that put on the table is the idea of partial economic areas. that is an innovative idea that i am looking forward to see developed further. i know some of the rural carriers have made that proposal. it is an idea we should be open to. >> do you but -- do you support the two phase bowlful? -- proposal? >> that is another one. ncta, michalel powell, testified this week about changing the communications law and whether the 1996 law needs updating. you be game for a big overhaul of communication laws at this point? >> the communications act at this point is not keeping pace with where the marketplace is. advocate istried to the fcc should do what he can to calibrate its regulations to fit the times. we are essentially stuck. we have reached the point given t
FOX News
Jan 19, 2014 7:00am PST
% severe to exceptional drought. the rain deficits are over a foot needed in redding and over eight inches in san francisco as well as los angeles. we will be tracking that. we have this strong high pressure anchored across the west and those wind, the clockwise winds funnel through the valleys and canyons are giving us blustery conditions and threats to wildfires. the upper midwest and the great lakes and that is bringing us cold air. arctic air mass and in some cases temperatures minus 8 tuesday for green bay. it will not be as cold as it was in early january. it will be cold. we will continue to monitor this and the wildfires. extreme weather. >> bring up spring. the glam pack evening. walking away. i should say strutting with the task. what a movie. wow. it was an enjoyable evening. apparently i'm wearing the color of the evening. you might have caught that. i want to tell you, coming up on the other side of the break, sunday house calls. we will learn a lot more on how to stay healthy. great topics today. both here with us with some of your questions too. whether or not you should wor
PBS
Jan 18, 2014 5:30pm PST
is and bows on them and just michael and his mom. no room for ten to twenty six second deficit to beat his x ray teammates stepped on a counselor and to those placed the gym and x rayed squall and claimed all three spots on the podium and in the motorbikes cassidy role as a fellow spaniard marc coma secured his place in the top of the standings. it's his fourth dot com rally title silken belgian midfielder kevin to boeing has completed a move from chelsea to bundesliga team of all spoken of kim and media reports an easy transfer fee is in the regionals twenty two million euros. chelsea recently paid about eight am to halt million euros for the attacking midfielder. his ten goals while on loan to that agreement last season brings is still on the cons about it. twenty two year old has signed a funny and a half year contract with the feds he has a plan to care for illegal smuggling of them the bill to mandate a little more than ten sailors and book lovers braved freezing temperatures in the latvian capital riga to launch the ict stint as european capital of culture. and they did so by forming a
KBCW
Jan 17, 2014 10:00pm PST
deficit just for this water year on the north bay and 10 inches in san francisco. any relief, any rain fall in sight? i have the answer coming up. >> and contact lenses that do more than correct your vision. how these can help people with diabetes. ,,,,,,,, for the new mattress models but sleep train's huge year end clearance ,,,,,,,, is ending soon. for a short time, save hundreds on tempur-pedic mattresses. get the most highly-recommended bed in america at closeout prices. plus, get interest-free financing and free same-day delivery. why wait for the new models? sleep train's year end clearance is ending soon. superior service, best selection, lowest price, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ out in san francisco. it involves a famous actress forced out of the ci beca >>> political drama is playing out in san francisco. it involves a may mouse actress forced out of the city because of her political beliefs. joe vasquez tells us it is getting backlash. >> the political ad features tim donnelly. he's a republican candidate for the governor of calif
NBC
Jan 17, 2014 11:00am PST
situation on our hands. right now back to you terry and peggy. >> that is quite a deficit there. thanks, christina. three people are recovering this morning after they jumped out of a window to escape smoke and flames. that is in bay view. three people there jumped ten feet out of a window, one was a man in his 70s. >> he ran upstairs yelling fire, fire to wake everyone up and it followed him upstairs. there was only one set of internal stairs and he jumped out the backside window and two people went out the front side window. >> the cause there is under information. and six people are out of their homes this morning after what investigators are calling a sus suspicion fire. this happened near jackson street. the fire badly damaged two apartments and carports. >> the man accused of lighting everything is fires in a san jose neighborhood is expected in court today. police say he intentionally set at least 12 fires. the policeman that cracked the case said he put the information into several databases and brennan kept coming up as a result. >> you can see a lot of the similar features com
ABC
Jan 22, 2014 11:00am PST
of the state message to crow a little bit about the turn around from a huge budget deficit to a growing surplus. the former seminary student warned lawmakers not to blow it. boom and bust is our lot. we must follow the ancient advice recounted in the book of john sis that yes self gave to the pharoah: put away your surplus. during the years of great plenty, then you are ready for the lean years which are sure to follow. >> to make sure they did nut forget he showed off this playing card with a graph of the red budget ink on one side and the dog warning the state to be frugal on the other and took on the issue that forced him to issue an emergency order last week: the drought. >> everyone in every part of the state needs to conserve water. we need regulators to rebalance the water rules and transfers of water. >> the rainy day fund may have to account for an increase in fighting forest fires. the governor also took on the towny subject of moving less dangerous state prison inmates back to county jails to save the state money. he says it is a work in progress. >> we have plenty of work ahead of u
CBS
Jan 22, 2014 12:00pm PST
to increase taxes ending years of painful deficits. >> a budgetary surplus in the billions. [ applause ] >> in the billions. [ applause ] >> but don't spend it. that's the point. >> reporter: brown is hoping for a constitutionally protected rainy day fun for inevitable disasters like the drought emergency he declared last week. >> we can take this drought as a stark warning of things to come. >> reporter: cutbacks could be mandatory. >> right now it's imperative. >> reporter: he is continuing to try to reduce the state prison population by sending state prisoners to county jails and equalizing public school funding. he only briefly mentioned the $68 billion high-speed rail project which is unpopular with the public. tom del beccaro says it under sold the speech to economic longevity. >> the number one issue should be a need to keep jobs and to give a 2,000 word speech, it's the wrong priorities. >> brown delivered more state of the state addresses than any other governor in california history. as to how this compares, it will be up to you. >> thank you. >>> the drought is getting nati
PBS
Jan 19, 2014 5:30pm PST
a multibillion dollar annual deficit. >>> and attorneys in south carolina are seeking a new trial for a black teenager who was the youngest person executed in the united states in the last century. 14-year-old george sinny jr. was elect cuted in 1944. his family's attorney says no witnesses were called on his behalf during a day-long trial and the all-white jury deliberated only ten minutes before convicting him. he reportedly told a cell mate that police coerced his confession. >> chris christie will be inaugurated for a second term tuesday but questions persist about his staff's involvement in the so-called bridgegate scandal. there are new allegations that members of his team threatened to with hold relief funds unless they supported a plan developed by christie aides. we are joined by the chief political correspondent. explain these new allegations? >> this is like a second front in the war being opened against you. the mayor says that two high level members of the christie administration basically strong armed her into approving a development project. they said you're not getting your fu
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